Creating an Orchard

Address: Irish Seed Savers Association, Capparoe, Scarriff, Co. Clare, Ireland   Phone: +353 61 921866   Email: info@irishseedsavers.ie




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Winter Courses - Saturday November 19th - Creating an Orchard - 10am - 4:30pm
Creating an Orchard


 
Price:56.91 (70.00 inc VAT)

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We are continuing to see a renewed interest in the revival of the traditional Irish Orchard and most people have fond memories of orchards from their childhood. This course will cover choice of site, layout of orchard, choosing rootstocks, soil preparation, drainage, maintenance, health and disease and choosing varieties. Soil health and improvement as well as pruning techniques will also be covered. Whether you are a farmer, a small-holder, or an apple enthusiast, this workshop will provide you with a perfect grounding. Highly recommended

Our Big workshop weekend offers a range of full-day courses to choose from. You can take a single course or two courses over the weekend. Our courses always get positive feedback from participants and you will benefit from on hand expert tutors with years of experience in their field. The weekend format also offers you the opportunity to meet like-minded people and to spend some time in our gardens, orchards and woodlands in beautiful East Clare.

Bookings & Information
You can book courses online or you can telephone us on 061 921866 or 921856.

Course prices: €70 per course

10% discount for supporters

Courses are suitable for adults only.
For safety, children under 18 years are not permitted at the workshops.


Lunch & Refreshments
The Seed Savers Café will be open on each course day for lunch, serving soup, tea and coffee, and homemade cakes. The Café is vegetarian and uses organic ingredients from the gardens and orchards whenever possible.

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